TKC BREAKING NEWS!!! MUST READ: KANSAS CITY MAYOR SLY JAMES TWITTER DEBATES ANTI-CRIME ACTIVIST ALONZO WASHINGTON AND DEFENDS AIM4PEACE!!!
Today, social media brings our only real discussion of Kansas City crime.
To wit . . .
CHECK THIS EPIC KANSAS CITY CRIME DEBATE/DISCUSSION BETWIXT KANSAS CITY MAYOR SLY JAMES AND ANTI-CRIME ACTIVIST ALONZO WASHINGTON!!!
Read Mr. Alonzo Washington's twitter feed or the Mayor's for the conversation in its entirety. Here are the highlights:
Alonzo Washington tweets a bit of crime information to Mayor Sly James and earns a response and a bit of agreement.
Mayor Sly James notes his crime-fighting activities as well and claims to have a plan.
Here is the Mayor DEFENDING CONTROVERSIAL AIM4PEACE and touting local progress.
Here's a bit of debate on the topic of crime numbers . . . Check Kansas City crime stats for yourself, last year 55% of KCMO homicides were cleared according to KCPD data.
Again, the Mayor claims of at least one instance where Aim4Peace prevented a Kansas City homicide.
Now the Mayor challenges Mr. Washington for his ideas on homicide prevention.
Finally, the Mayor offers a reference point and once again claims KCMO is making progress.
Here's Mr. Washington's take on the aftermath of the discussion:
Credit to Mayor James for taking the time to talk about the issue in an open forum.
Again . . .
WHAT'S IMPORTANT HERE IS THAT POWERFUL AND PROMINENT KANSAS CITY LEADERS ARE FINALLY TALKING AGAIN ABOUT KANSAS CITY HOMICIDES AND POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS!!!
Dead Tree Media have stifled most community interaction and conversation on the topic but now the Internets seems to be leading the discussion that will hopefully result in fewer Kansas City homicides.
Developing . . .